Blogs about Strength

Turning back the aging clock to your advantage

A lifetime of wear and tear, the effects of a sedentary lifestyle(too much sitting) and other poor lifestyle choices catches up when we reach midlife and accumulate in those later years with chronic health and medical problems, causing dis-function and pain, and eventually loss of independence or early death. Pretty bleak outlook, right?

7 Things To Look For In A Personal Trainer


These Workout and Diet Mistakes May Not Be as Bad As You Think

Do you have bad workout and diet habits?

Get Out The Way!

Time is money.  Wish I had a nickel for every time I've heard that.  How often have you wished for more than 24 hours in a day? Prioritizing our to-do list can be quite challenging.  By a show of hands, how high do you rank your personal health and well being?  

What Type of Creatine is the Most Effective?

 Looking for ways to improve your workout? Want better strength, endurance, speed, and dexterity for your anaerobic exercise? There are a few options available to you. One of the safest and most reliable methods is to take a Creatine supplement. In this article, we will review what Creatine is, the effects of using it, and the different kinds available. Let’s get started!

Activity Doesn't Always Equal Accomplishment

One of my favorite basketball coaches had a phrase "fake hustle" he loved to use.  If you're into sports you've seen it before.  It's the guy that lackadaisically dives after a ball after it's ALREADY gone out of bounds.  It's the guy that misses an easy layup and commits a foul on the very next possession trying to make up for it.  How about the guy that botches the play drawn up in the last time out, then feigns an ankle sprain and looks at the bench like "Coach, I need a sub!"?

The "I" In Team

How many times have you heard "There's no "I" in team?  Take a closer look and you might reconsider.   

3 Phases of Training

I don't usually link back to my website...I'd rather let my blogs do the talking right here but I have a video I wanted to show you all that illustrates the 3 phases of training that make up the OPT model (which is the template I use when training clients)  

Personal training at Lake City Fitness Center

I am now offering personal training at the Lake City Fitness Center. If you would like to learn all about bodyweight training, please get in touch! I can design a program for any experience level, from beginner to elite athlete. Even if you have a tight schedule, we can try to get in short but intense workouts that will still push you to your limit and burn off the calories!

Best bodyweight exercises for triceps

I have to agree with all of the points made in the below video, as well as the progression. The only exercise I'd add is bodyweight triceps extensions, which utilizes the same movement pattern, but with a deeper range of motion. I include a second video for this exercise.